Honoring Osiris

www.archaeology.org | 6/8/2018 | Staff
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(Courtesy Essam Nagy/Egypt Exploration Society)Relief (left) and column remains (right)Archaeologists working near the temple complex of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt, are making sense of an out-of-the-way chapel devoted to the god Osiris. The remains of the Chapel of Osiris-Ptah Neb-ankh lie south of Karnak’s Tenth Pylon and east of the famed avenue of ram-headed sphinxes. The structure is believed to have been built by the 25th Dynasty Kushite pharaohs Taharqa and Tantamani—who are represented on reliefs within the chapel—in the...
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